Press :: Photos By Monika Featured On Voyage LA Magazine

Monika ODeegan Manhattan beach photographer

Happy Monday! I hope all of you beautiful mothers had a wonderful day yesterday. I was so excited to wake up this morning and see that an interview I did with Voyage LA has been featured in this morning’s online magazine. If you’d like to check it out, please click and read! I would love to hear your comments, questions…

Newborn :: Baby Holland Makes Five!

Orange County Newborn Photographer

What an absolute treat to photograph three girls. As a mom of three boys, I can truly appreciate this. They glided into the studio as if they were really wearing glass slippers. No light sabers, no wrestling, just little soft giggles. Any boy moms out there feel me? Oh my goodness what a different level of energy. So, needless to say, I…

Newborn :: Baby Orlando

USC, newborn family photographer los angeles

OMG this little dude is going to have a fun life! 2 older sisters, USC fanatics, and lots of giggles. Doesn’t get much better than this! Please welcome, one week old and USC’s number one fan, Baby Orlando..

Maternity :: Waiting For Baby Girl

manhattan beach maternity photographer

Good morning! I write this blog with tears of happiness. This beautiful mama to be is in labor now! It doesn’t matter how many pregnant moms or newborn babies you photograph- each one is a miracle and fills my heart with so much love and joy. I am so excited to meet this baby next week and see Beau as…

Newborn :: Baby Mackenzie

Manhattan Beach newborn photographer

Weighing in at less than 6 pounds, this little darling was nothing but smiles. Baby Mackenzie was the sweetest little newborn baby girl. I just loved working with her and her proud parents.        

Newborn :: Baby Avery

Play vista newborn photographer

This is such a girl year! I love it! Coming from a mom of 3 boys, nothing makes me happier than soft, sweet, and PINK! Who knew I could love pink so much? This darling baby and her adoring new parents were nothing but smiles. Today is the perfect day to snuggle up with your favorite stuffy and snooze. Manhattan…

Cake Smash :: Lets Stomp Some Grapes!

palos verdes baby photographer

Can we talk about how fun this twins’ one year “cake smash” was?? I loved every second of designing this  french vineyard set up. It all started when their dad approached me with an idea of not doing cake, but something more personal to their family. Wine! These lucky twins are growing up on a vineyard and will learn how to…

Newborn :: Newborn Baby Landon

This kid. OMG. What a snuggle muffin! 8 days new and he posed, smiled, and cooed. What  a dream!   Landon just chillaxin in his denim overalls! ha!   Strr-eh-tch!   Mom requested this photo and I just love it!   Pure sweetness..   Thank you for including me in this magical time. I loved working with you and Baby…

Cakesmash :: Callie’s Ice Cream Cake Smash

first birthday photos manhattan beach photographer

No better way to stretch out the last few days of summer than with ice cream! First birthdays are nothing but little teeth and smiles. I just love them!   This adorable Sweet Shoppe was designed for Callie’s first birthday, and oh-so-sweet it is! Lets smash some cake!